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Archive for April 2013

God Will Make Something New

Dear Parishioners, I had a unique vantage point from which to view the awful events in Boston last week: two weddings. The bombs went off at the marathon finish line just a few hours before the first wedding began here in the church on Monday evening….and the arrest of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (which ended the daylong…

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First Holy Communion

We are pleased to announce that 37 of our Religious Ed students will be receiving the sacrament of First Holy Communion at the 10 am Mass on Sunday, May 5. We expect to have many visitors at the Mass and ask you to plan accordingly

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Thank You!

A special thank you to all the men and women who helped roll the pierogies or stuff the cabbage on the last few weekends. We feel well prepared because of your dedication. We appreciate your help!

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Women’s Morning of Reflection

On Saturday morning, May 18, the parish will offer a morning of reflection for women. Our guest presenter will be  Betsy Redgate, who will lead us in prayer, reflection and conversation based on Hildegard of  Bingen, whose life and work speak to us today as prophetically as they did in her own time. Our  morning…

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“Travel Around the World”

Humanity Now and Broadway performers from The New Paradigm Theatre are holding a fundraising event with Broadway entertainment and pasta dinner (BYOB) on Saturday, May 11th at 7:30 pm at St. Anthony Parish Hall. Reservation are suggested and tables of 8 can be reserved for groups. Walk-ins are welcome, space permitting. Suggested donation is equal…

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Back to Our Roots

Dear Parishioners, Nat Geo. In last Sunday’s newspapers, I read how Nat Geo was doing a six-hour television special on the decade of the 80’s. Who, I wondered, is Nat Geo? Can you possibly imagine how dumb I felt when, forty-five minutes later, I figured out Nat Geo was shorthand for “National Geographic”? Did I…

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Becoming a Catholic

Want to learn more the Catholic Church or more about what’s involved in becoming a Catholic? Give one of us a call at the parish office, and we’ll be happy to meet with you and answer your questions.

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Day of Retreat at St. Margaret Shrine

On next Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 10am to 1pm in St. Margaret’s Community Hall and Chapel, 2523 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT. The topic is The Catholic Laity: Called and Gifted. A light lunch is included, admission is free, donations accepted. For more information, please contact Antoinette Piantedosi at 203-374-2038 or email at apiantedosi@optonline.net.

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Pastoral Council Meets April 27th

The St. Anthony Parish Pastoral Council will meet for a day of prayer and reflection on Saturday, April 27. Our time together will include discussion of the areas and directions in which God may be leading us as a parish community. If there is a topic you would like to share, please feel free to…

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Men’s Group Meets May 6th

Join us on Monday, May 6, for a discussion group meeting in the rectory at 7:30pm. We will discuss the last few chapters of Richard Rohr’s Falling Upward. All gentlemen are welcome!

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Day of Prayer on May 3rd

Friday, May 3, is the First Friday of the month and a Day of Prayer for our parish. The Blessed Sacrament will be in exposition after the 7:30am Mass until 12noon. Please consider spending a half hour of prayerful quiet time in the church sometime during this day. At 3pm, all are welcome to join…

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